salvinia weevil (Cyrtobagous salviniae ) on giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta ) - 1355042

salvinia weevil
Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder & Sands, 1985

Host: giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell)
Descriptor: Biological Control
Description: Giant salvinia damaged by Cyrtobagous salviniae, a weevil whose larvae are extremely effective biocontrol agents against this water weed.
Image location: United States

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Name: Peggy Greb
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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